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English noun: stag

1. stag (animal) a male deer, especially an adult male red deer


Synonymshart


Broader (hypernym)American elk, Cervus elaphus, elk, red deer, wapiti

2. stag (animal) adult male deer


Broader (hypernym)buck


Narrower (hyponym)royal, royal stag


English verb: stag

1. stag (social) attend a dance or a party without a female companion


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

2. stag (communication) give away information about somebody


SamplesHe told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam.


Synonymsbetray, denounce, give away, grass, rat, shit, shop, snitch, tell on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)inform


Narrower (hyponym)sell out

3. stag (communication) watch, observe, or inquire secretly


Synonymssleuth, snoop, spy


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)monitor, supervise


Entailenquire, inquire, investigate









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